Creamy Chipotle Vinaigrette

"As a salad dressing: Toss with a Mexican-flavored salad made with romaine lettuce, sliced avocado, tomato, red onion or your favorite salad. As a cold sauce: Drizzle over grilled chicken or fish, spoon over baked sweet potatoes, or paint on bbq ribs."
photo by Bev I Am photo by Bev I Am
photo by Bev I Am
photo by Bev I Am photo by Bev I Am
Ready In:
1 2/3 cups




  • In a small saucepan combine the orange juice& vinegar.
  • Bring to a boil over high heat; then, reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer vigorously until the liquid is reduced by 2/3, about 25 minutes.
  • Remove the liquid from the heat, and allow to cool to room temperature.
  • Add the mayonnaise and whisk together until well blended.
  • Add the chipotle, cilantro, cumin and lime juice; whisk together well.
  • Season with salt and pepper.

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  1. Oh Paula!! I love this! The flavor in the vinaigrette truly has a Mexican flare! I will be using this often : ) Thank you, Paula!
  2. OMG this was so tasty. I used it on a salad consisting of romaine lettuse and avocado slices and it was so tasty. Love the chipotle peppers in this. Was a little worried about the cumin amount but it was perfect. Thanks Paula. I'll use this again.
  3. I used this dressing as a topping for chicken salad. It was quite good. Thanks for the recipe!


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